Web Extra: SafetyWatch in Spanish: Safety sharpen blades

October 19, 2018By

The following is a Spanish version of SafetyWatch from the October 2018 issue of Landscape Management. It discusses blade sharpening safety. Find the original SafetyWatch in English here or see page 16 of the magazine. Afilar las cuchillas seguramente Hay ciertas cosas que debe recordar cuando esté afilando la cuchilla de sus herramientas. Asegúrese que los seguros del molinillo estén... read more

NHLA to host seminar for dealers, contractors at GIE+EXPO

August 13, 2018By

The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA) will host a seminar program during this year’s GIE+EXPO, with sessions for dealers and contractors. With sessions in English and Spanish, the program is designed for dealers seeking to increase sales to area Hispanic contractors; Hispanic contractors looking for greater success; and non-Hispanics wishing to better engage Hispanic employees, according to NHLA. New this... read more

NHLA campaign encourages “green-collared” pride

November 21, 2017By

The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA) launched a campaign to encourage landscape professionals to proclaim their pride in being “green collared.” “It’s time to celebrate landscape industry professionals across the country,” said Pam Berrios, president of NHLA.  “They combine a passion for the outdoors, a commitment to environmental stewardship, an eye for natural beauty and the knowledge and knack for... read more

NHLA stresses the importance of mentorship in the green industry

April 7, 2017By

The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA) is stressing the importance of having a mentor. A mentor is someone who offers inspiration and guidance, a person who can identify the potential in mentees and motivates them to continue to grow and aim higher. When LM covered mentor relationships in the July 2016 issue, green industry professionals used words like “invaluable” to describe the... read more

NHLA professional development program heads to Miami

February 6, 2017By

The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA), in partnership with Ellen Ely of Landscape Training Solutions, will host its Train the Trainer program March 26-29 in Miami. The educational program is designed to increase awareness and assessment skills, enhance the understanding of diverse learning styles and training techniques and elevate participant presentation skills. “Part of our mission is to facilitate conditions... read more

New England Grows to hold Spanish seminars

November 2, 2016By

New England Grows, slated for Nov. 30-Dec. 2 in Boston, has expanded its programming to include a seminar series designed for Spanish-speaking landscape professionals and those who work closely with them. Developed in collaboration with the National Hispanic Landscape Alliance, the seminar program will address topics such as how to manage multicultural teams, safety training and leadership development. “Hispanic-American landscape professionals... read more